i'm going to be. coming up on r t it's election day twenty thirteen here in the u.s. from new york city to miami beach unconventional candidates are shaking up the usual red versus blue politics in-depth coverage of today's elections just ahead. and in washington state there's a major vote on labeling g.m.o. foods initiative passes it would force biotech manufacturers to disclose the use of genetically modified crops more on a vote for greater transparency coming up. and down in colorado there's an initiative to divide the state eleven counties in northeast colorado will vote on whether or not to secede so what are the chances of a fifty first state we'll tell you more later in the show.